Morning Bites: Doughnut Art, Leonora Carrington, Paula Fox, Whedon’s Shakespeare Adaptation, and More


At The Awl, Carrie Frye looks at Leonora Carrington’s friendship with her fellow artist Remedios Varo.

Doughnut Plant turned several of Kenny Scharf’s doughnut paintings into, you know, actual edible doughnuts.

“…the choice of Much Ado, with all those little men in black suits asking questions about chastity, highlights a sexual double standard that hasn’t gone away.” Ted Scheinman on Joss Whedon’s take on Much Ado About Nothing.

Rosie Schaap’s bar regulars “dream team.”

Elisabeth Donnelly on Paula Fox’s fiction for younger readers.

Richard Linklater will be adapting Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods.

“Aickman’s stories mostly document minds and lives as they intersect with subtly chaotic and leisurely overpowering forces and, as a consequence, dissipate with the tranquil violence of paper separating in a puddle.” On the works and influence of Robert Aickman.

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